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Incorporate Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints_page 137

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Title (1852) Act and Resolutions, Passed at the Second Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 1852
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1852) Session law for Utah from the second legislature, to which is appended Willard Richards' compilation of the reenacted laws of Deseret then in force. A limited photo-facsimile reprint was published in 1932
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1853
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716676
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64m9581

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Title Incorporate Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints_page 137
Description 1ST the benefit, improvement, erection of houses for public worship, and instruction, and the well being of said Church. Sec. 3. And be it further ordained, that, as said May mak« Church, holds the constitutional and original right, inrules>*c-common with all civil and religious communities, "to worship God according to the dictates of conscience;" to reverence communion agreeably to the principles of truth, and to solemnize marriage compatible with the revelations . of Jesus Christ; for the security and full enjoyment of all blessings and privilegs, embodied in the religion of Jesus Christ free to all; it is also declared, that said Church does, and shall possess, and enjoy continually, the power and authority, in and of itself, to oi'iginate, make, pass, and establish rules, regulations, ordinances, laws, customs, and criterions, for the good order, safety, government, conveniences, comfort, and control of said Church, and for the punishment or forgiveness of all offences, relative to fellowship, according to Church covenants: that the pursuit of bliss, and the enjoyment of life, in every capacity of public association, and domestic happiness; temporal expansion; or spiritual increase upon the earth, may not legally be questioned: provided, however, that each and every act, or practice so established, or adopted for law, or custom, shall relate to solemnities, sacraments, ceremonies, consecrations, endowments, tithings, marriages, fellowship, or the religious duties of man to his Maker; inasmuch as the doctrines, principles, practices, or performances, support virtue, and increase morality, and are not inconsistent with, or repugnant to the Constitution of the United States, or of this State, and are founded in the revelations of the Lord. Sec. 4. And be it further ordained, that said Church shall keep, at every full organized branch or stake, a registry of marriages, births, and deaths; free for the in-Registry, spection of all members, and for their benefit. Sec. 5. And be it further ordained, that the Presidency of said Church shall iill all vacancies of the As- Vacancies sistant Trustees, necessary to be filled, xmtil superceded by the Conference of said Church. Sec. 6. Be it further ordained, that no Assistant Trustee or Trustees shall transact business in relation to Restriction buying, selling, or otherwise disposing of Church pro-
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Source Original Book: Act and Resolutions, Passed at the Second Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 1852
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716643
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64m9581/716643